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SCOF Testing
"Fairfield NJ - Kiddy Pool"
Since 2002

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FAIRFIELD KIDDY POOL

STATIC COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION (SCOF)

Fig. 1 Fig. 2

Fig. 3 Fig. 4

BARE FEET (SILICONE RUBBER)/CERAMIC TILE

 

BEFORE
SANDBLASTING

AFTER
SANDBLASTING

ASTM C1028 (*)

0.70

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WET SCOF (DOWNHILL)

0.49

0.58

No. of SLIP & FALL ACCIDENTS

12

0**

CONCLUSION:  ( **0 slip/fall accidents since this work was done in 2002)

1. ASTM C1028 TEST IS USELESS
2. VOSI V41.23E STANDARD IS USEFUL

* REF.: DAL TILE, 2002 COMMERCIAL CATALOG Pgs 62 & 63

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A letter dated January 15, 2003, from Robert Kirkpatrick Jr., P.E., L.S., P.P., 
president of Keller & Kirkpatrick Inc., Parsippany NJ, designer of subject pool 
regarding work performed by Mr. Meserlian to resolve a contractor's error.

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